R, L, C components: definition (structure)


A resistor, inductor or capacitor component is defined by:

  • a name (and a comment)
  • a model
  • specific characteristics depending on the model
  • two terminals


The name permitting the identification of the component is given by the user when it is created.

A comment (optional) can be added to the name.

The name and the comment are displayed by default in the graphic zone close to the symbol.

Passive components: description

Characteristic quantities, necessary for the description of the passive components: resistor (R), inductor (L) and capacitor (C), are presented in the table below.

Component Description
Resistor Value of resistance in Ohm
Inductor Value of self inductance in Henry
Capacitor Value of capacity in Farad